This oil also contains other phytonutrients that help balance out hormones. GLA is excellent for dry skin, the immune system, and cellular function. About 20% of the population may have trouble converting omega-6 linoleic acid into GLA, so supplementation can be helpful if you fall into this category.
Taking 1-3 grams per day is recommended. Most benefits are seen by women with PMS or those transitioning through menopause.